|John L. Lewis Strike Newsreel Footage - 1919|
JOHN L. LEWIS LEADS MINERS' FIGHT IN WASHINGTON, D.C. Shot List Close up John L. Lewis Semi-long pan shot of mine union leaders and members of Congressional Committee Semi-close group shot of Cong. Nolan, head of the Committee Men working the mines Pres. J.L. Lewis, Secretary Morrison and Samuel Gompers of the A.F. or L. * * * In November, 1919, Acting President John L. Lewis of the United Mine Workers led 600,000 miners in a five week strike that crippled the bituminous coal industry and the na...
Keywords: John L. Lewis; A.F.L; labor; strike; 1919